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2011 Winter Issue 6 (February 18, 2011)


  • Mitch Daniels, worthy opponent

    For those holding political power, permanent rule is often the goal at the back of their minds – whether it is their rule, or their party’s. Over the past 11 years, as power has flipped multiple times, people on both sides of the aisle have predicted prolonged dominance for the new party in power.

  • Carleton the global citizen? An interview.

    Last spring, I interviewed Professor Michael Hemesath, chair of the Economics Department, about the concept of “global citizenship” at Carleton. I’d always been uncomfortable about the transparency of Carleton’s budgetary decisions on sustainability and diversity, and it was encouraging to learn that seasoned faculty were thinking about these things. I wish I could have read this interview as a freshman, so here it is.

  • Golden Schillers

    Golden Schillers

    The Student Activities Programming Board and PEPS present Golden Schillers, featuring: 20 student-made short films, emcess Ebuka Amaefuna ‘12 and Henry Moskowitz ‘11.  Find out who the judges are for this year's short film festival.

  • Knowledge Quest: to the libe!

    Raise your hand if you’ve only ever checked books out of the library because you needed them for class? I can’t see you, but I have a good idea that way too many of you raised your hands. That’s fair though. I mean, who has time to read for fun with all this homework?

  • How I came to be

    A favor has been asked of me. An editor at The Carletonian suggested that I explain how my existence on the staff came to be. In normal situations, people would not question something like this. But, in case you weren’t aware, I do not actually go to Carleton. For the first few weeks of this year, I actually wondered if I was allowed to tell the readers that I am a fake Knight; as though my contributions to this paper were, for whatever reason, not valid or even allowed.